Paris are going to be under curfew on New Year’s Day Eve, France’s Prime Minister said tonight as he announced a series of tough new coronavirus measures.
Jean Castex said the town of sunshine would be darkly on an evening traditionally related to parties and fireworks.
It is all a part of a nationwide curfew across France which starts next Tuesday, December 15, when everyone will need to stay home from 8pm until 6am.
The only exception are going to be Christmas Eve , when people are going to be ready to leave , but only in small groups.
Mr Castex said: ‘Christmas occupies a special place in our lives and our traditions…We therefore authorise travel for tonight of December 24, but by reminding you the rule I gave you last week – no quite six adults at a time.’
Explaining why this was necessary during a live TV address about the Coronavirus crisis on Thursday night, Mr Castex said: ‘We aren’t yet at the top of this second wave and that we won’t get on December 15.’
Mr Castex said this was the date when the target had been to urge ‘below 5,000 new Coronavirus cases per day,’ but this had not happened.
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